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Netflix Review • A Hologram For The King

By Chantelle Dusette In the year that we had Deadpool, Batman vs Superman,Suicide Squad, LA LA Land, Bourneand many more big movies, 2016 was a great year for film eh?  Hologram For The Kingdidn’t get as much attention as I feel it perhaps deserved…..disclaimer, I’m a huge Tom Hanks fan,…

Netflix Review • The Danish Girl

 Review by Chantelle Dusette With the awards season upon us, I thought I’d take the opportunity see what films Netflix had to offer relating to the Oscars, and was pleasantly reminded of a film that I’d been meaning to see….. and meaning to see…… and meaning to see……until eventually…..yeah, don’t…

Netflix Review •The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

Chicks Netflix Pick• The Meyerowitz Stories Reviewed by Chantelle Dusette Written beautifully by Noah Baumbach (Frances Ha and The Fantastic Mr Fox) The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) tells the story of The Meyerowitz, a dysfunctional Jewish, New York family, with Harold (Dustin Hoffman), a would be prominent sculptor, if…

Chicks Netflix Pick • The Crown Season 2

Chicks Netflix Christmas Pick • A Review of The Crown By Chantelle Dusette Tis the season to get regal! With the furore surrounding the news of Prince Harry and Megan Markle’s nuptials next year, just good to not be talking about Br…- nope!  Or perhaps just the possibility of an…

Netflix Review • Icarus Documentary

                                                      Netflix Review • Icarus Documentary Reviewed by Chantelle Dusette This is no ordinary documentary.   Think ‘Super Size Me’ but in the form of…

Glow • Netflix Review

GLOW  Reviewed by Chantelle Dussette It’s the 1980s.  Spandex is in.  Hair is bouncy and Steve Guttenberg is a household name (when you watch the show you’ll understand the reference). Ruth (Alison Brie) is a struggling actress, rebelling against the male dominated industry that is Hollywood.  In a casting, she…

Netflix Review • ANOMALISA (2015)

Chicks Netflix Pick • Review • ANOMALISA (2015) Puppets.  Where Matt Stone and Trey Parker were genius at making us laugh at the absurdity of a particular mindset in dealing with counter terrorism and terrorism itself ‘EMERRRIKA (FILL IN THE BLACK) YEAH!’  Charlie Kaufman has become the architect at making us…

Netflix Review • Black Mirror: Series 3

Netflix Review• Black Mirror Chicks Netflix Picks for Christmas viewing! Charlie Brooker declared that the works of Black Mirror were a work of fiction and not satire after an unfortunate story surfaced regarding an ex Prime Minister and the lead in Animal Farm. If you’re unsure of that which I…

Netflix Review • Convenience

Convenience Convenience, is anything but.   Shaan (Adeel Akhtar) invades Ajay’s (Ray Panthaki) home as he is on the run from the Russians.  Ajay is eight thousand, five hundred pounds and sixty two pence in debt to be exact and has………no money.  None. Ajay comes up with a cunning plan.  Rob…

Netflix Review • Cartel Land

Cartel Land Mexico.  Drugs.  You might think you’ve got it sussed but this is no ordinary documentary.  Oscar nominated and award-winning “Cartel Land” is one of the most finest and most impacting documentary films I have seen for some time. Matthew Heineman examines the ongoing problem between the US and…

Netflix review • The Lobster

The Lobster Colin Farrell stars in this absurd, thriller/dark comedy set in a dystopian future. What I would imagine it might be like to be part of the Sea Org in Scientology, you’re there because you’ve chosen it but it something doesn’t quite feel right.   No offence.  Yep, that’s the…

Netflix Review • Meet the Patels

Netflix Review • Meet the Patels Dubbed a ‘romantic comedy’ this docu-film can only bring out the best in you. Filmmaker Geeta V Patel with camera in hand (and be prepared for watching some dodgy shots) trails her brother, the actor Ravi V Patel (Transformers, The Michael J Fox Show)…

Netflix Review • LOVE

Chicks Netflix Review of LOVE season 1 A Netflix original series by Judd Apatow (40 year old virgin, Knocked Up, This is 40, The Pineapple Express) a boy meets girl story based in LA. I don’t know why but something about the trailer made me cautious, I wasn’t sure and I…

Netflix Review • Team Foxcatcher

Netflix Review •Team Foxcatcher  By Chantelle Dusette And so to Pensylvania, the year 1996, and the bizarre world of Jon du Pont, or John Eleuthere duPont, Co. heir to the duPont estate, owner and resident of the 800 acre Lister Hall Farm (so very, very BIG) and a recording between…

Last Vegas • Chicks Netflix Pick

Last Vegas!  When the movie came out in 2013 it ticked four boxes for me; namely; Freeman, Kline, Douglas and DeNiro. I thought ‘this is going to be epic!’ My excitement at the prospect of these acting heavyweights together in one film was palpable, but no sooner the feeling surfaced,…

Pretty Little Liars – Chicks Netflix Picks

If you are in need of an easy watch series then Pretty little Liars is it. It is also possible to follow the story whilst not paying complete attention but I would advise putting down your phone and closing your laptop as there are loads of little nuggets you will…

Wet Hot American Summer – Chicks Netflix Picks

If you are in the mood for ridiculous then make Wet Hot American Summer your next feast. If you are some one who does not laugh at fart jokes or complete and utter stupidness then maybe scroll over this option. I however, am more often than not in the mood…

Chicks Netflix Picks • A Very Murray Christmas

A Very Murray Christmas When the King of Cool rings, you take the call. And so to ‘A Very Murray Christmas’ starring none other than (that’s right, you guessed it) Bill Murray, a musical comedy, starring many Hollywood faces, written by Bill Murray, Mitch Glazer and Sofia Coppola. Sophia Coppola…

Person Of Interest – Chicks Netflix Picks

If you haven’t already been bullied into trying Person Of Interest by your friends then I am going to do it right now. It may seem that I pick holes at the show but despite them, it is still addictive and definitely worth being your choice for the few months….

Netflix Review • Dior and I

Chicks Netflix Picks • Dior and I It was at 3am on a Saturday morning unable to sleep when I decided to take advantage of the quiet and devote my attention to Netflix and see what might catch my fancy. I’d heard in the news the day before that Raf Simons was leaving…